Southern Gray-Cheeked Salamander (Plethodon metcalfi)

In the picture above (left) is a Southern Gray-Cheeked Salamander.  It was found by one of our staff members in Brevard, NC.  This species of salamander occurs in areas of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia between an elevation of 256-1295 meters.  The picture on the right shows the typical habitat in which these salamanders live.  It can be found in mesic (moist) forests, usually under leaf litter, logs, or mossy rocks.

The link below takes you to a website that shows where this species lives.

http://maps.iucnredlist.org/map.html?id=59348